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Newswise: Economist predicts impact from Spirit's 2,800 layoffs

Economist predicts impact from Spirit's 2,800 layoffs

Wichita State University

Spirit AeroSystems has announced plans to lay off 2,800 workers due to uncertainty of production of the Boeing 737 Max. All 2,800 employees work in Wichita, Kansas. Jeremy Hill, director of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita State University, discusses the economic impact of the layoff.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, In the Workplace,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 4:15 PM EST
Newswise: Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Demand is always higher at the holidays,so find a good price and book early
Released:
9-Sep-2019 12:20 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Child victims of sex trafficking receive mixed messages: If we aren’t ‘aggressors’ then why are we arrested?

Child victims of sex trafficking receive mixed messages: If we aren’t ‘aggressors’ then why are we arrested?

Wichita State University

The following joint op-ed was written by Dr. Karen Countryman-Roswurm, Center for Combating Human Trafficking at Wichita State University, and Linda Smith of Shared Hope International.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Crime and Forensic Science,

Released:
12-Mar-2019 1:10 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Supreme Court Justices Should Have Term Limits

Supreme Court Justices Should Have Term Limits

Wichita State University

Life tenure for Supreme Court Justices, combined with increasing partisan polarization, is a toxic combination that is poisoning our democracy, according to Neal Allen, associate professor of political science at Wichita State University.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Supreme Court,

Released:
11-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Wichita State University Professor Co-Authors Third Book in Personal Development Series

Wichita State University Professor Co-Authors Third Book in Personal Development Series

Wichita State University

Ray Hull, professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Wichita State University, understands that the ability to learn is imperative for every person seeking a goal. This is why he included "The Art of Learning and Self-Development" in the personal development series that he co-authors with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Cognition and Learning, Neuro, Entrepreneurship, In the Workplace,

Released:
21-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Back to the Future -- One Airport Will Let You Get Past Security Without a Plane Ticket

Back to the Future -- One Airport Will Let You Get Past Security Without a Plane Ticket

Wichita State University

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 5, Pittsburgh International Airport will become the first U.S. airport to allow non-fliers regular access into it gate-side terminal areas since security measures changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Dean Headley, co-author of the national Airline Quality Rating at Wichita State University, says he's glad someone is testing the concept, but isn't convinced how practical it will be for other airports.

Channels: Aviation and Aeronautics, Terrorism,

Released:
31-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Wichita State University Expert Advises Watching Solar Eclipse with Care

Wichita State University Expert Advises Watching Solar Eclipse with Care

Wichita State University

A solar eclipse doesn't occur every day, so it's good to be reminded how to watch one safely. Wichita State University's Greg Novacek offers tips on how to watch a solar eclipse safely.

Channels: Space and Astronomy, Vision,

Released:
7-Aug-2017 5:00 AM EDT
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GoCreate, A Unique Workspace at WSU Where You Can Make Stuff

Wichita State University

You’ve got a million dollar idea but you don’t have a million dollars to make it. Bring your idea here: www.gocreate.com. In this video, Ty Masterson, the director of GoCreate, discusses the scope of this innovative work space.

Channels: Engineering, Entrepreneurship, In the Workplace, Marketing, Newswise Live - Expert Spotlight,

Released:
28-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT
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Students and Faculty Work Together to Create Smart Skin Biomedical Sensor

Wichita State University

Researchers at Wichita State University have been awarded with a $1.125 million NASA grant to continue development of a smart skin biomedical sensor.

Channels: Biotech, Dermatology, Newswise Live - Expert Spotlight,

Released:
18-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT
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Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Prices Are Lower, Demand Is Higher, So Book Early

Wichita State University

Airline prices are lower (6 percent for the industry) than last year, but demand is strong and seats will fill quickly. Book your holiday air travel early this year to get the seat and times you want. That's the advice from Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating (AQR) co-author and associate professor of marketing at Wichita State University.

Channels: Economics, Travel and Transportation, Winter Holidays,

Released:
6-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT
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